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The Institute for the Study of the Americas, ISA, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in the diverse regions that make up Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

YucatanThe Latin American Studies Major offers a deep understanding of diverse cultures and an appreciation of a rich past and present of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Latino Migration Project LogoThe Latino Migration Project provides research and educational expertise on Latin American immigration and integration issues including the Building Integrated Communities, the New Roots Oral History and Guanajuato programs.

Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies LogoThe Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UNC and Duke facilitates the study of the region through outreach and cross-campus collaboration.